Skip Navigation

The U.S. Department of Energy and the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center are excited to announce that a new, modernized DSIRE is under construction. The new version of DSIRE will offer significant improvements over the current version, including expanded data accessibility and an array of new tools for site users. The new DSIRE site will be available in December 2014. Staff are currently working hard on the new version of DSIRE but are also maintaining the content of the current version of DSIRE. Thank you for your continued support and patience during this transition. We hope you are as excited for December as we are!

US Department Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
IREC North Carolina Solar Center
Home Glossary Links FAQs Contact About Twitter    Facebook


Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

Printable Version
Benton PUD - Commercial and Agricultural Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/09/2013
Program Overview:
State: Washington
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Compressed air, Motors, Motor VFDs, Agricultural Equipment, Custom/Others pending approval, HVAC Equipment, LED Lighting
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Agricultural
Amount:Custom Projects: Varies widely, no predetermined amount
Agriculture: Varies widely, no predetermined amount
Commercial Lighting: Not specified
Maximum Incentive:Lighting: 70% of total project cost
Installation Requirements:Lighting projects require a pre-installation inspection/review to confirm existing fixtures by a Benton PUD representative prior to installation. Projects must show at least a 25% wattage reduction, and have a simple payback of one year or more. Work must be complete within 120 days from Benton PUD approved date.
Custom/Agriculture Projects: Written approval from Benton PUD is necessary before any measures are taken
Web Site:

Benton PUD offers a variety of incentives to non-residential customers for energy efficiency improvements. Projects are available for commercial customers interested in energy efficient lighting and custom projects that improve efficiency or process related systems such as compressed air, variable frequency drives and refrigeration. Rebates are also available to agricultural customers for making energy improvements to sprinkling systems. The Low Flow Pre-Rinse Spray Rebate also provides for complimentary installations of energy efficient low-flow pre rinse spray washers for Benton PUD business customers with electric water heaters. The Commercial Energy Efficiency Deemed Project Program offers incentives for sprinklers, irrigation hardware, nozzles, and replacement of 25 to 500 horsepower pump motors and special projects.

Interested customers should visit the program website for more information.  To check the availability of funding 2012 incentives, contact Kevin Fisher at 585-5395.

  Kevin Fischer
Benton PUD
2721 W. 10th Ave., PO Box 6270
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: (509) 585-5395
Phone 2: (509) 582-1234
Web Site:
NCSU - home
Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

While the DSIRE staff strives to provide the best information possible, the DSIRE staff, the N.C. Solar Center, N.C. State University and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. make no representations or warranties, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability of the information. The DSIRE staff, the N.C. Solar Center, N.C. State University and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. disclaim all liability of any kind arising out of your use or misuse of the information contained or referenced on DSIRE Web pages.

Copyright 2014 - 2015 North Carolina State University, under NREL Subcontract No. XEU-0-99515-01. Permission granted only for personal or educational use, or for use by or on behalf of the U.S. government. North Carolina State University prohibits the unauthorized display, reproduction, sale, and/or distribution of all or portions of the content of the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) without prior, written consent.